One of the most dynamic members of the creative class that I have had the honor of working with is the dazzling Vivienne Mackinder. Currently Vivienne is the Fashion Director of Intercoiffure (American/Canada) and recipient of numerous accolades including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Hairstyling Awards.
The woman and artist that I know her as could win an unlimited amount of acknowledgements as long as they include words like: Most Driven, Quite the Undaunted, and Outstandingly Consistent When Delivering Super-Star Quality Work. So if you are a foundation or organization that honors such individuals, I nominate Vivienne.
It is with no surprise when this radiant lady sent me notice of her newest accolade – the 1,000 year old Irish Hairdressers Federation “International Icon” award.
Vivienne I take my hat off to you. You are an important and enduring symbol to us. You constantly push excellence in art and fashion to the next level. You are an icon of grace, fearlessness and humor. I don’t know anyone who can blend those three elements so beautifully together like you do. You are endlessly my red-haired, dynamo example.
Keep leading the way for creative types all over the globe. We need more mentors to show us how to earn a living by harnessing the talent that flows between our hearts and minds. We need to absorb your insights and wisdom in order to make talent explode out our fingertips as yours does.
Hugs! Kisses! And fireworks to you Vivienne “the Great” Mackinder!
Watch as Lyn takes Vivienne through a creativity coaching session. Click on the link below and select the “Inside The Artist Mind: The Creative Process” movie (to the right of your screen) http://hairdesignertv.com/christian.php